Lonicera nitida 'Red Tips'
Common name: 
Red Tips Box Honeysuckle
Pronunciation: 
lon-ISS-er-a ni-TI-da
Family: 
Caprifoliaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Broadleaf evergreen shrub, new growth is a brilliant burgundy, but this fades to a red tinge on glossy green leaves.
  • Sun to light shade.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone (6)7     
  • Oregon State Univ. campus: west side of Hort Garden
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  • plant habit, spring

    plant habit, spring

  • elongating shoots

    elongating shoots

  • leaves

    leaves